Alumni Affairs

Summer Reunion 2018

July 6, 2018 - July 8, 2018


Friday, July 6, 2018


1:00 pm

Reunion Check-in (Clark Commons)

1:00 pm

Airport Pick-up at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Campus Tour begins at Registration Centre, Clark Commons.  We will have a Safety and Security van available for those requiring a drive.

6:00 – 8:00 pm


Meet and Greet Reception for all returning Classes (Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons). Hot hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

Saturday, July 7, 2018


8:30 am



8:30 – 10:00 am

Breakfast on your own (for those staying in Residence, a complimentary continental breakfast is included in your overnight stay and is offered on Saturday and Sunday a.m.)

Wolfville Farmer’s Market, DeWolfe Building, 24 Elm Ave. (features artisans, local produce, gourmet foods by local chefs, and live music).

9:00 – 2:00 pm

Reunion check-in at the Registration Centre at the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre in the Main Lobby.

10:00 – 11:30 am

Class Meetings at the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre.  


Class photos will be taken in the classrooms during each meeting

Noon – 1:30 pm



1:30 - 2:00 pm

Lunch Social - This buffet style/sit-down lunch will be held in the Great Room at the Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons with live music. Sandwiches, salad, and refreshments with strawberry shortcake.    

Class of ’68 - 50th Pinning Ceremony with Acadia University President, Dr. Peter Ricketts.  This will be a private ceremony for the Class of ’68 and their guests. (K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre Auditorium).

2:00– 3:00 pm

Q & A with Acadia’s President, Dr. Peter Ricketts (K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre Auditorium) 

3:00 – 4:00 pm


4:00 – 5:00 pm


4:30 – 5:30 pm


5:30 – 6:30 pm

Science Centre Tour at the newly renovated Science Complex.

Campus Tour begins in the Lobby at the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre.  We will have a Safety and Security van available for those requiring a drive.

Musical Concert in the Garden Room, entertainment provided by David Parker, Jennifer King and Paula Rockwell, held at the K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre.

Time on your own

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Alumni Banquet at the Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons

Sunday, July 8, 2018


10:00 – 10:30 am

Pre-Chapel Service with Coffee and Muffins held on the Manning Memorial Chapel front step (Rain location – Manning Chapel Hall, lower level).

10:30 am

Reunion Memorial Service at the Manning Memorial Chapel.

Noon – 1:30 pm

Farewell Lunch and 50th Anniversary Celebration for the Acadia Divinity College, held at Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons, 26 Crowell Drive.  

2:00 pm

Airport Shuttle Pick-up – Passengers requiring a drive to the airport will be picked up at the parking lot located beside Christofor Hall and Eaton House.


Reunion Registration

Register for all Reunion weekend activities and accommodations at by Friday, June 29, 2018.  Payments can be made by credit card, or please contact 902.585.1459 or toll-free at 1.866.222.3428.

Please note: Beginning April 19, all alumni who have registered for Summer Reunion weekend will be noted in the list appearing on this page, which will be updated weekly.


If you have any questions or require further information about your Reunion, contact Sandra Symonds at the Acadia University Alumni Office: 902.585.1708 or 1.866.222.3428;


Registrants, Reunion Year

Muriel (Stevens) Haughn, 1948

John Andrews, 1953 & 1954

Ron Buckley, 1957

Sandra (Stultz) Ward, 1957 & 1958

Beth (Crowe) Crouse, 1958 & 1959

Geoffrey Fitzpatrick, 1958 & 1961

Ed Tupper, 1958

Carol (Chipman) Buckley, 1959

Frank Davis, 1959

Laura Enid (Stultz) Fitzpatrick, 1960

Kelvin Ogilvie, 1963, 1964 & 1983

Roleen (Lockhart) Ogilvie, 1963

Kathie Swenson, 1963 & 1965

Mabel Young, 1963

Joyce Archibald, 1968

Rick Joedicke, 1968

Gerry MacDonald, 1968

John Macfie, 1968

Linda (Barker) Manthorne, 1968, 1970 & 1983

Ron Richards, 1968 & 1969

Heather Robbins, 1968

Kathy Rothwell, 1968 & 1969

Bill Smith, 1968

John Skidmore, 1973

Anne (Slater) Brown, 1978

Denise Connors, 1978

Dianne (Henneberry) Gillis, 1978

Carol (Melanson) Holowachuk, 1978

Dave Lang, 1978

Karen Lycan, 1978

Ron Toogood, 1978

Jan Wheaton, 1978

Margaret (Phinney) Yatsevitch, 1978

John Gillis, 1979

Kim Andrews

Derek Brown 

Harry Crouse 

Louise Girard 

Sarah Graven 

Edward Maranda 

Gregory Peterson 

Renee Smith

Note: This list will be updated to the best of our ability every Thursday until Summer Reunion Weekend.



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Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6
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